White Sox put down the Astros after yesterday’s big loss (Chicago, Illinois) – After yesterday’s devastating first game back against the Astros, the White Sox were ready to play ball. In the top of the 1st White Sox pitcher Lucas Giolito took to the mound to throw out the first pitch. In the bottom of the 2nd inning, the Astros caught the White Sox in a double play that advanced the game. In the bottom of the 3rd, White Sox batter Zach Collins homered to left center field. Next batter up was White Sox player Tim Anderson, who smashed a ball over the right center wall for another run. At the end of the 3rd inning the White Sox lead the Astros 2-0.
The Rout Was On
In the bottom of the 4th, White Sox batter Jake Burger hit an RBI double to extend the lead. Anderson soon took the plate to hit an RBI single. At the end of the 4th innin, the score was 4-0 White Sox. In the bottom of the 5th inning White Sox batter Gavin Sheets smacked a homer straight down center field for a 2-run home run that brought the score to 6-0 White Sox. In the bottom of the 6th, the White Sox really pulled away with Sox batter, Jose Abreu, who rocked a 3-run homer to left field that brought the score to 9-0 White Sox. In the bottom of the 7th, Burger took the plate to hit a solo home run and made the score to an even 10-0 White Sox. In the top of the 8th, with Giolito still pitching, Astro’s batter Abraham Toro hit a solo homer to cement the Astros first run of the night. Giolito closed the game in the 9th inning for a lineout, pop out, and strikeout. Giolito was able to hold off the Astros hitters as the White Sox batters kept progressively taking runs. The White Sox beat the Astros for the first time this season 10-1.
The White Sox will face the Astros again tomorrow (7/18/2021) for the last game of the series at 1:10pm CST.
White Sox put down the Astros after yesterday’s big loss